©Health & Fitness Journal. FILE PHOTO: Philippine Finance Minister Benjamin Diokno speaks during an economic briefing following President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s first State of the Union address in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines July 26, 2022. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David/File
MANILA (Health & Fitness Journal) – Philippine economic growth in the third quarter was “much better than consensus forecast,” Finance Minister Benjamin Diokno told Health & Fitness Journal on Thursday.
Analysts polled by Health & Fitness Journal are forecasting gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 6.3% on an annualized basis for the third quarter. Official dates will be released around 0200 GMT.